Festival (Santana album)

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Festival
Studio album by Santana
Released January 1977
Recorded 1976
Genre Jazz Fusion, Rock, Latin
Length 45:32
Label Columbia
Producer David Rubinson & Friends, Inc.
Santana chronology
Amigos
(1976)
Festival
(1977)
Moonflower
(1977)
Singles from Festival
  1. "Let the Children Play"
    Released: 1977
  2. "Jugando"
    Released: 1977
  3. "Verão Vermelho"
    Released: 1977
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau C+[2]
Rolling Stone (not rated)[3]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars[4]

Festival is a 1977 album from Santana. It was their eighth studio album. It peaked number twenty seven in the Billboard 200 chart and number twenty nine in the R&B Albums chart.[5]

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Carnaval" (T. Coster, C. Santana) – 2:15
  2. "Let the Children Play" (L. Patillo, C. Santana) – 3:28
  3. "Jugando" (J. Areas, C. Santana) – 2:12
  4. "Give Me Love" (P. Téllez) – 4:29
  5. "Verão Vermelho" (N. Buzar) – 5:00
  6. "Let the Music Set You Free" (T. Coster, L. Patillo, D. Rubinson, C. Santana) – 3:39

Side two[edit]

  1. "Revelations" (T. Coster, C. Santana) – 4:37
  2. "Reach Up" (T. Coster, L. Patillo, D. Rubinson, C. Santana) – 5:23
  3. "The River" (L. Patillo, C. Santana) – 4:53
  4. "Try a Little Harder" (L. Patillo) – 5:04
  5. "María Caracóles" (Traditional) – 4:32

Personnel[edit]

Production:

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
France (SNEP)[6] Gold 100,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[7] Silver 75,000^
United States (RIAA)[8] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William (2011). "Festival - Santana | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (2011). "Robert Christgau: Album: Santana: Festival". robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Rozek, Michael (11 March 1981). "Santana: Festival : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Santana: Album Guide". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 14 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Festival - Santana | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 19 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "French album certifications – Santana – Festival Santana" (in French). InfoDisc.  Select SANTANA and click OK
  7. ^ "British album certifications – Santana – Festival". British Phonographic Industry.  Enter Festival in the field Keywords. Select Title in the field Search by. Select album in the field By Format. Select Silver in the field By Award. Click Search
  8. ^ "American album certifications – Santana – Festival". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH